Definition of 'civil marriage'

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Under the present law, civil marriages and civil partnerships cannot take place in any building with a recent or continuing religious connection. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A task force has urged ministers to allow civil marriages and civil partnership ceremonies to take place in rooms with stained glass or pictures bearing religious images. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Used Rarely. civil marriage is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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